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Beet-and-Blue Cheese Spread

Yield 3 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 beets (about 1 pound)
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, each peeled and cut into 8 wedges
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • Pita Chips

Nutrition Information

  • calories 36
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 0.8 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1.1 g
  • carbohydrate 6.8 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 58 mg
  • calcium 20 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Leave root and 1 inch stem on beets; scrub with a brush. Wrap beets in foil; bake at 400° for 1 hour or until tender. Cool. Peel and trim off beet roots. Place beets, apples, cheese, and horseradish in a food processor, and process until well-blended, scraping sides of processor bowl occasionally. Serve with Pita Chips.